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Degree Resources

Get the nuts and bolts information, resources, handbooks, and forms you need for degree planning, writing your portfolio, meeting degree requirements, and more.  

  • Handbooks
  • Forms
  • Degree Planning Resources
  • Fulfilling Gen Eds
  • Taking Time Off
Academic Support

In addition to your academic advising team, UMass Amherst offers you a slate of academic support services designed to help you stay on track academically and push you past the finish line.

  • Library
  • Tutoring
  • Accessibility Services
  • Learning Online/Study Tips
Community Resources

You are not alone. Community resources are available to support you on your journey. Connect with affinity groups, get help with childcare, explore career services, talk with fellow students and alumni, and more. 

  • Active Military and Veterans
  • Child Care
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • First Generation
  • Friends of UWW
  • UWW on Facebook
Technical Support

From technical requirements for online learning to getting tech help and free software, learn about the computer support available to you as a UMass Amherst student. 

  • IT Guide for Students
  • Technical Support
  • Computer Requirements
  • Getting a New Computer 
  • Free Software
Scholarships

Each year, UMass Amherst and UWW award thousands in scholarship assistance. Learn more about scholarship and microgrant funds, and how you can apply. 

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Meet Your Support Team

Learn about and connect with the advisors, faculty, and staff who are here for you every step of the way. 

Faculty and Staff Learn more.

Top Announcements

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Pass Fail Policies Change for Fall 2020
UMass Amherst has issued revised pass/fail guidelines for fall 2020.
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R1 Exam November 18-19
The next R1 Exemption Exam, one of two held each semester, is coming up on November 18-19.
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Change in Prior Learning Portfolio Fees
Beginning this spring, the prior learning portfolio fee for 15 credits or fewer will increase to $1290, and the fee for 16-30 credits will increase to $1890.
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Registration Open for Expanded Winter Session
Class registration is open as of October 14 for an expanded winter session.
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Tutoring Options for Fall 2020
Tutoring is available through ThinkingStorm for many fall online classes.
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Lifelong Learner Juniper Institute
New Student Orientation Webinar Recording
Recording of the Fall 2020 New Student Orientation Webinar for students
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Learn How to Take an Online Class
Learn how to take an online class.
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Changes in How to Search for Classes
Now that the the vast majority of 'on-campus' classes are listed as "Fully
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Graduation

You did it! Learn everything you need to know about graduating and about your commencement ceremonies. 

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